A Tribute to Two Fearless Leaders in Transplant

 2015 is the year for recognizing two of our own leaders within the Toronto Transplant community.

G LevyGary Levy, founding Director of the Multi-Organ Transplant Program at Toronto General Hospital and Director of the Living Donor Liver Program for UHN, was awarded the Order of Ontario, the province’s highest honour. See the full story: QUARTET FROM UHN RECEIVE ONTARIO’S HIGHEST HONOUR and the LEVY LEAGACY 

While Dr. Shaf Keshavjee, Surgeon-in-Chief, Sprott Department of Surgery at UHN was named an officer of the order of Canada, the nation’s highest civilian honour.shaf keshavjee 3


As they continue to move forward in transplant care, they comment of what their next steps will entail, what work is left to be done and provide inspirational advice for all transplant fellows.

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Learning Portal impresses at Multi-Organ Transplant Dragon’s Den competition


Dragons Den Fnal PictureThe “learn as you go” method just wasn’t cutting it for the students and educators of the Multi-Organ Transplant (MOT) Program.

As this year’s winners of the Multi-Organ Transplant Student Research Training Program (MOTSRTP) Dragon’s Den competition, Team 2 demonstrated that you could enhance clinical research education among healthcare professionals with a new simple on-line tool that works in real-time.

The online Learning Portal was the idea of students Christie Liang, Imindu Liyanage, Michael Jeannette, Hilary Pang, Rachel Oh, Aryeh Price, George Li, Cha Cha Yang and Johnny Huang. It  allows students to participate fully during a lecture rather than just observing it.

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Homepage of the new Multi-Organ Transplant Learning Portal